Daly, Mary

Daly, Mary

(1928–  ) theologian, feminist writer; born in Schenectady, N.Y. She studied at the College of St. Rose (Albany, N.Y.) (B.A. 1950), Catholic University of America (M.A. 1952), St. Mary's College (Notre Dame, Ind.) (Ph.D. 1954), and the University of Fribourg (Switzerland) (Ph.D. 1965). She taught at Cardinal Cushing College (1954–59), the University of Fribourg (1959–66), and Boston College (1966). A social critic of the antifeminist position of the Catholic Church and of society in general, she is known for such works as Gyn/Ecology: The Metaethics of Radical Feminism (1978), and Pure Lust: Elemental Feminist Philosophy (1984).
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Daly, Mary Elizabeth Hegenbarth, Holly Marie Huggins, Joseph Klingenmaier, Patricia Leach, Elaine D.
This although women like Jean Daly, Mary Lewis, Aline Fenwick and Norma Parker were clear about their aims for the Alliance: Catholic women observing and monitoring social and political issues and taking action where appropriate.
Daly of Worcester; grandchildren, William Keville, Kathleen O'Leary, Joseph Daly, Mary Ann Coppolino, William Gibbons, Patricia Haylon, Mary-Ellen Main, Kathleen Trainor, Thomas Gibbons, Elizabeth Delaire, Paula Kelley, Jennifer Fritzsche, Michael and Patrick Murtaugh; 31 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.